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Arts, Events, and Speaker

Wednesday, December 2

CAPE Forum on Student-Centered Learning Laird Easton, Tom Imhoff, and Lauren Wright will discuss a student-centered approach to instruction, whether all instructors should strive to adopt such an approach, and whether hiring and promotion decisions should be made on the basis of whether an instructor uses a student-centered approach, 3-4:30 p.m., Kendall 207.

Thursday, December 3

Anthropology Forum "Faith of Fools: An Original Journal and Photographs from the Klondike Goldrush" with Lee Laney. 4 p.m., Ayres 120.

Writers Voice Series Generations is a collective performance by students of Lynn Elliot's Creative Writing class, Page to Stage, where each performer interprets his or her own writings. 7:30 p.m., cafeteria, next to Sylvester's.

Elaine Thornburgh
Music Elaine Thornburgh, classical harpsichordist performs with violinist Elizabeth Blumenstock selected renditions by composers including Johann Sebastian Bach and Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber. Tickets: $10-12. 7:30 p.m., Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall.t

Friday, December 4

Outdoors Full Moon Camp Out. 10 a.m. Cost: $10-15. y

Mathematics Colloquium "Statistics in Research, a Real-World Look." Tyler Smith, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, illustrates the use of factor analysis, Cox's proportional hazards modeling, and probability morbidity rates. He also will address the difficulties in management and analysis of very large hospitalization databases using SAS and SPSS. Refreshments 3:30 p.m. Lecture 4 p.m., Holt 185.

Biology Seminar "Origins of Cultivated Wheats: Genetic Evidence." Jan Dvorak, Agronomy and Range Science, UC, Davis discusses genetic evidence for putative geographic places of domestication of the diploid and tetraploid wheats and the origin of hexaploid wheat. Coffee 3:30 p.m. Lecture 4 p.m., Holt 170.

Dance The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky's traditional holiday classic co-produced by Friends of the Chico Community Ballet and Chico Performances. Dancing snowflakes, battling mice, the Mouse King, and the Sugar Plum Fairy return to enchant audiences of all ages. Tickets: $13-18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium. t

Saturday, December 5

Dance The Nutcracker. Tickets: $13-18. Matinee at 2 p.m.; 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium.t

Sunday, December 6

Dance The Nutcracker. Tickets: $13-18. 2 p.m., Laxson Auditorium.t

Monday, December 7

Chemistry Seminar "Evaluation of Surfactant-Enhanced Nonaqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) Recovery Using Single Well `Push-Pull' Tests." Jennifer Field, Oregon State. 3 p.m., Physical Science 213.

Tuesday, December 8

Fiesta Navidad
Concert
Fiesta Navidad tells the Christmas story of La Posada, a Mexican traditional celebration that commemorates the birth of Christ in a colorful performance of mariachi music and folklorico dancing. Tickets: $15-18. 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium.t

Wednesday, December 9

Agricultural Seminar "Student Agricultural Research," a presentation by students from AGRI 230 A/B of CSU, Chico's College of Agriculture. 12:10-1 p.m., Plumas 203.

Wellness Forum "Meditation: Get in Touch with Your Inner Self." 3-4 p.m.p

CAPE Forum on Affirmative Action Scott McNall, Charles Geshekter, Peter Gross, and Art Sanchez will discuss the legal, administrative, and ethical aspects of affirmative action in hiring of faculty and staff, 4-5:30 p.m., PAC 135.

Dance Chico Dance Theatre Showcase. Theatre Arts faculty member Sue Pate directs this annual event that is organized, choreographed, and designed by students. Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.t

Thursday, December 10

Writer's Voice Series Robin Becker's collections of poetry include All American Girl, Giocometti's Dog, and Backtalk. Becker's poems are by turns funny and tender and steadily resistant to dominant cultural and social mandates. She teaches poetry writing at Pennsylvania State University. 7:30 p.m., University Center Lounge.

Dance Chico Dance Theatre Showcase. Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.t

Friday, December 11

Biology Seminar "Fish, Game, and Plants? What is the California Department of Fish and Game Doing to Conserve Plants?" Sandra Morey of Plant Conservation Program, CDF, Sacramento. Coffee 3:30 p.m. Lecture 4 p.m., Holt 170.

University Chorus Holiday Concert
Choral University Chorus Holiday Concert features Chico State's 150-voice choral group, directed by Brady Wells, an evening of traditional holiday favorites. Tickets: $6-8. 7:30 p.m., Laxson Auditorium.

Sunday, December 13

Outdoors Bald Rock Hike—hidden hollows, secret spots, and small creeks with moss covered rocks. 9 a.m. $7-12. y

Concert Organ Holiday Concert performed by CSU, Chico's Music Department's David Rothe on the Centennial Organ. Featured scores include Bach and Pachelbel. Tickets: $10-12. 2 p.m., Harlen Adams Theatre.t

Wildcat Athleticss

Basketball—Acker Gym

Friday, November 4 vs. San Francisco State University; Women's 5:45 p.m., Men's 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 5 vs. Sonoma State University; Women's 5:45 p.m., Men's 8 p.m.

Academic Information

Now-January 4 1999

January Intersession registration period for courses offered through the Center for Regional and Continuing Education.


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